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Postdoc in experimental high-energy particle physics (LHCb)

TU Dortmund
Dortmund, Germany
Posting live until
20 Jul 2024

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TU Dortmund University announces the opening of a postdoc (100%) position in experimental high-energy particle physics within the Emmy-Noether research group of Dominik Mitzel.

The research group focuses on charm physics, in particular rare charm decays, and is associated to the Dortmund LHCb group of Johannes Albrecht. The successful candidate will take a leading role in the analysis of charm decays using LHCb data. Significant contributions to the operation of the experiment and/or the Real Time Analysis Project are welcomed.

The candidate has the opportunity to work and develop new ideas together with the local particle theory groups at TU Dortmund University, which are experts in the field of rare b and c hadron decays.

The successful candidate is expected be based primarily the TU Dortmund University, but extended stays at CERN are possible. The position will involve travel to CERN for work with the LHCb collaboration, as well as travel to national and international destinations.

The position is open from now, the exact starting date is flexible. Interested candidates should have a Ph.D. or equivalent in particle physics when starting the position. The salary scale is based on tariff group TVL E13, exact payment depends on experience. The appointment is initially for a period of two years, with extensions possible.

To ensure full consideration, candidates should apply by July 31st, 2024, but
the positions will remain open until filled.

Please send a Curriculum Vitae, a brief proposal describing your research experience and interests and recommendation letters by two referees. All material should be sent electronically to . For further information about the position, please do not hesitate to contact

TU Dortmund University is committed to diversity and equal opportunity and has been rated in the research oriented equal opportunities standards and reached the highest level. It aims to increase the proportion of women employed in areas where women are under-represented and to promote their careers. Applications from suitable candidates with a certified disability or equivalent status are particularly welcome.

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